BMW M auf dem Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2022

VILLA D’ESTE 2022.

World premiere on Lake Como.

VILLA D’ESTE 2022.World premiere on Lake Como.

Beauty belongs on the catwalk. The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este is the dream setting on Lake Como for the world’s most exclusive pageant for outstanding historic vehicles. From 20 to 22 May 2022, the BMW Group Classic, as organiser, and the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este will be presenting around fifty of the most beautiful and fastest automobiles of their time in seven classes here. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of BMW M GmbH, there will be a special exhibition, special drives and the world premiere of a new M model on Lake Como this year.

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OWN JUDGING CLASS.

50 YEARS OF MEAN MACHINERY.

BMW M has an impressive history of racing cars and high-performance vehicles. Its own “50 years of mean machinery - BMW M cars and their ancestors” judging class will be documenting and honouring this year’s Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este.

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EXHIBITION FOR THE ANNIVERSARY.

BMW GROUP CLASSIC SHOWS COLLECTION VEHICLES.

50 years of BMW M also marks the occasion when many BMW Group Classic collection vehicles representing this history are brought to Lake Como in May to be exhibited. Historic BMW racing cars will be present as well as BMW M series vehicles and stunning historic eye-catchers from the BMW 7 Series.

 

The BMW Group Classic bridges the past, present and future of mobility by presenting historic and current collection vehicles. The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2022 will focus on the pinnacle of luxury, elegance and sportiness.

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BMW M4 CSL Teaser Front
BMW M4 CSL Teaser Heck

BMW M4 CSL:
Combined Fuel consumption: 10.1 – 9.8 l/100 km
combined CO2 emissions: 227 – 222 g/km according to WLTP

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FIRST APPEARANCE.

PREMIERE OF THE BMW M4 CSL.

The premieres of an exceptional automobile points the way to the future: the eagerly anticipated BMW M4 CSL will be making its world debut. Based on the radical Supersports bike M 1000 RR, BMW Motorrad is presenting a special anniversary edition that will appear together with the BMW M4 CSL.

 

The new BMW i7 (BMW i7 xDrive60, consumption combined according to WLTP: 19.6 - 18.4 kWh/100 km, consumption combined according to NEDC: - , preliminary data) will also be on show. The first all-electric BMW 7 Series will make its Concorso d'Eleganza debut.

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NEW FACET.

WHEELS & WEISSWÜRSCHT LAKE COMO.

This year, a new and unique facet will be integrated into the weekend in Cernobbio for the general public: the BMW Group Classic looks forward to inviting you to their “Wheels & Weisswürscht Lake Como” event at Villa Erba on Sunday, 22 May. The new event on the grounds at walking distance from the Villa d'Este will be kept very relaxed under the theme of “Casually Celebrating Cars”. “Wheels & Weisswürscht Lake Como" welcomes international BMW, Mini and car clubs across all brands with the authentic Bavarian flavours from the organiser’s home region.

 

Many automobile enthusiasts will make their treasured collections accessible to visitors on the grounds of Villa Erba. A separate area will be reserved for automotive stars from the history of BMW M. Three of the legendary BMW M RingTaxis from the Nürburgring will be among these stars.

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The iconic Villa d'Este is also celebrating an anniversary: its 150th hotel season.

The iconic Villa d'Este is also celebrating an anniversary: its 150th hotel season.

THE CLASSES.

A YEAR OF ANNIVERSARIES AND SUPERLATIVES.

Around fifty automotive beauties from almost one hundred years of vehicle history will present themselves at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2022 in seven classes, with designations reflecting the anniversaries and superlatives of this year’s competition:

 

Class A – The golden age of elegance: the art deco era of motor car design

Class B – Kompressor! The supercharged Mercedes-Benz

Class C – Celebrating 150 seasons at Villa d’Este: how grand entrances were once made

Class D – The Cavallino at 75: eight decades of Ferrari represented in eight icons

Class E – Born for the racetrack: "Win on Sunday, sell on Monday"

Class F – 50 years of mean machinery: BMW M cars and their ancestors

Class G – Breaking the speed barrier: pioneers that pursued the magic 300 kph

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THE SCHEDULE.

The Prelude Tour is already a great tradition and for the first time this year starts in nearby Milan. The exclusive starting line-up of unique historic cars will take a carefully selected route to the Concorso d'Eleganza on Lake Como on the Thursday before the main event, arriving in Cernobbio in the afternoon. The general public also have the opportunity to admire the vehicles at various locations in the centre of Milan.

 

The grand vehicle parade of all participants will take place on Saturday, 21 May 2022, at Villa d’Este. This day the exclusive and coveted "Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este" will be assigned by Public Referendum to the most beautiful car.

 

The weekend will culminate on Sunday, 22 May 2022, when the top-placed participating vehicles and concept cars will be exhibited on the grounds of Villa d'Este and the class winners will be awarded prizes. This time, the "BMW Group Trophy – Best of Show" will already have been awarded in the afternoon.

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